Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive

With a straight down the middle approach, Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive on Newstalk ZB delivers the very latest news and views to New Zealanders as they wrap up their day.

00:03:55 2022-08-12
Weekend Sport host Jason Pine joined Heather du Plessis-Allan to wrap the sporting news of the day, plus look ahead to the All Blacks second test against South Africa at Ellis Park on Sunday morning. LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy inf...
00:05:00 2022-08-12
Transport Minister Michael Wood plans to give councils the power to ban cars on roads at certain times and remove kerbside parking in favour of cycleways and bus lanes - without prior consultation. Wood also wants councils to restrict traffic outside scho...
00:02:16 2022-08-12
Well Gaurav Sharma should try to enjoy what’s left of his parliamentary career, because it’s going to end. They’re coming after him and I don’t think he’s going to survive this drama he’s created. I have no idea what made him think he could ta...
00:02:03 2022-08-11
It’s probably too early to say one way or the other whether this FBI raid is going to help Trump if he runs for the White House in 2024. But, it is a question people are asking - and with good reason. Because what’s already obvious is that it gives ...
00:03:22 2022-08-11
Youth criminals are terrorising business owners at a mall in Palmerston North with seemingly no punishment. Around 30 teenagers smashed up downtown shopping centre, stealing items and causing chaos. They then came back the next day, taunting shop owners w...
00:05:37 2022-08-11
Alcohol companies are reducing their investment in grassroots sport. A recent Alcohol Healthwatch audit shows only three percent of Auckland rugby union teams have booze branding on uniforms. Most sponsorships were from local construction, real estate, an...
00:02:23 2022-08-10
Newstalk ZB nighttime host Marcus Lush will be taking a tilt at the Invercargill Mayor. Lush will face off against eight other contenders and the long serving Sir Tim Shadbolt who has been in charge since 1998. He won't be hanging up his microphone though...
00:02:38 2022-08-10
So you’ll have caught up on the news now that the government is making it easier for teenagers to get NCEA qualifications this year, for the third year in a row. They’ve lowered the standards, schools are again allowed to award extra credits called le...
00:03:16 2022-08-10
Milford Asset Management's Sam Tretheway joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss his profit predictions for companies on the NZX.  LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:05:06 2022-08-10
A plan to transform tourism, strengthen its workforce and ensure a greener future. The Government's launched phase one of the Tourism Industry Transformation Plan - the draft Better Work Action section. Tourism Minister Stuart Nash says as we recover from...
00:09:43 2022-08-10
National leader Chris Luxon says he's 'suspending judgment' about Sam Uffindell. The under-fire Tauranga MP's admitted to beating up a 13-year-old boy at Kings College when he was 16. Last night, fresh allegations emerged of aggressive behaviour while in ...
00:03:10 2022-08-10
Questions around why National's leader wasn't told about a young MPs patchy past. New National Tauranga MP Sam Uffindell's been stood down from the caucus after serious allegations of past violence and aggressive behaviour at high school and university. T...
00:02:54 2022-08-10
Serena Williams plans to retire or in her words evolve away from tennis after the US Open, which begins this month. The 40-year-old has won 23 grand slam singles titles, one shy of Margaret Court's all-time record. She plans to develop Serena Ventures, a ...
00:01:50 2022-08-10
Students will now be feeling more confidence heading into exam season. The Government's announced changes to award one learning recognition credit for every five earned through assessment. Students working towards Level One can get up to 10 extra credits ...
00:05:30 2022-08-10
National MP Sam Uffindell has been stood down from the party's caucus, pending an investigation into further "very concerning accusations" about his past behaviour. Party Leader Christopher Luxon says he's been made aware of new allegations about Uffindel...
00:04:39 2022-08-10
Serena Williams has finally started thinking about retirement. Trent Boult has been released from his New Zeland Cricket central contract to spend more time with his young family, as well as play world T20 leagues. D'Arcy Waldergrave joined Heather du Ple...
00:04:40 2022-08-10
Hopes a basic two-week in-house hospitality course could be the blueprint for helping tourism plug workforce gaps. The Ministry of Social Development and Hilton Lake Taupo have launched the initiative -- giving people a taste of working in all areas of th...
00:05:23 2022-08-09
Business Commentator and Co-founder of the Business Desk joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss the labour party's future. LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:04:27 2022-08-09
Host of the Country Jamie Mackay joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss, Ngāi Tahu's new projects,  wheat and barely imports and more. LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:04:25 2022-08-09
HSBC Chief economist Paul Bloxham joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss inflation in NZ and over the ditch.  LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:04:16 2022-08-09
UK Correspondent Enda Brady joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss the gas explosion in a South London house, Where Boris Johnson was instead of the Commonwealth games and more. LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:08:02 2022-08-09
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00:06:28 2022-08-09
Political Editor Barry Soper joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Jacinda's poll rating and all things politics.  LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:03:29 2022-08-09
Financial services council CEO Richard Kiplin joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Kiwis investing behaviour.  LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:04:13 2022-08-09
Australia Correspondent Murray Olds joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Senator Lydia Thorpe, Olivia Newton-John and more. LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:06:03 2022-08-09
Māori Development Minister Willie Jackson joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss the one person one vote outrage flowing on from the government's decision to allow to unelected Ngāi Tahu members on ECAN. LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener...
00:05:09 2022-08-09
Chair of Get Across Christine Rose joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive is campaigning for a cycling and pedestrian access trial on the Auckland harbour Bridge. LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:03:58 2022-08-09
National Party Leader Christopher Luxon joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss Sam Uffindell's Bullying past.  LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:02:25 2022-08-09
Managing Director of Ingrid Starnes Simon Pound joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss paying off company debt accumulated during the pandemic.   LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....
00:01:55 2022-08-09
GM of Experience for Cardrona and Treble cone Laura Hedley joined Heather du Plessis Allan Drive to discuss the extension of the ski season.  LISTEN ABOVESee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information....